Voters acrossWoking Borough will need to show photographic identification before they canvote in person, at the polling station, at the next local election on Thursday 2 May 2019.
Voters who do not produce valididentification will not be allowed to vote.
Voters mustbring one of the following forms of photographic ID to their polling station:
• Passport (UK, EU, Commonwealth)
• UK, EU or Crown Dependency PhotoDriver’s Licence (including provisional)
• European Economic Area (EEA) photographicID card
• UK Biometric Residence Permit
• PASS card*
• Ministry of Defence ID card
• A concessionary travel pass funded byHM Government**
• Oyster 60+ pass
• A Blue Badge Parking Permit photocard
• Northern Ireland Electoral IdentityCard
• Or a Local Elector Card (see below)
Only originaldocuments are accepted; scanned images or copies will not be accepted howeverexpired documents are accepted if the photo is still a current likeness.
Voters who donot have any of the accepted photographic ID can get a free Local Elector Card, which is available for all voters who needit, right up until 5pm, Wednesday 1 May 2019.
Postal voterswill not be affected and will be issued with their postal ballot papers asusual. If you choose to vote by proxy then the person who you have trusted tovote on your behalf will have to take their own identification to be issuedwith a ballot paper.
Residents areencouraged to talk to their friends, relatives and neighbours, to ensure thateveryone is well-informed of the trial. Only voters the trial areas will beaffected and if electors have any concerns, they should contact their localauthority’s electoral services team.
For moreinformation about this important trial, to view the list of accepted forms ofphotographic ID or to apply for a Local Elector Card, please visit www.woking.gov.uk/VoterID
Alternatively, pleasecontact Woking Borough Council’s Electoral Service Team on 01483 755855 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.The email for local elector card applications is email@example.com
*National Proof of Age Standards Schemefor example ONEID4U, VALIDATEUK; CITIZENCARD; MYIDCARD